Man suffers gunshot wound after dog jumps into boat
WALKER — A 19-year-old man was treated for a hunting-related gunshot wound to the leg in Cass County on Sunday.
An investigation into the incident indicated hunters were duck hunting on the Leech River near Federal Dam when a hunting dog jumped into a boat, which engaged the trigger on a shotgun that discharged a bullet into the man’s leg.
Injuries were reported as non-life threatening. No criminal charges are pending.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department.